Raman self-focusing at maximum coherence. Academic Article uri icon


  • We demonstrate a type of Raman self-focusing and -defocusing that is inherent in operation at maximum coherence. In this regime the two-photon detuning from the Raman resonance controls the refractive index of the medium.

author list (cited authors)

  • Walker, D. R., Yavuz, D. D., Shverdin, M. Y., Yin, G. Y., Sokolov, A. V., & Harris, S. E.

citation count

  • 32

publication date

  • December 2002